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Durham University



Thank you to all participating farmers in County Durham for permissions for access and use of images taken on private land for the sole purpose of this visualisation tool.

Thank you to the following for the provision of images and materials presented as Case Studies for the sole purpose of the CAVERTI project:

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club

Environment Agency

Northern Gas Networks

Northumbrian Water Ltd

Campaign for the Farmed Environment (CFE)

Environment Agency

Forestry Commission

Newcastle University

Tees Rivers Trust

Wear Rivers Trust

Cranfield University, School of Energy, Environment and Agrifood, for reference to statistics in project background courtesy of: Cooke, A., 2015 PhD project summary: Compost - based filter socks to control sediment and phosphorus losses from arable land associated with extreme rainfall events.

Prevention of Environmental Pollution from Agricultural Activity - Code of Good Practice, Scottish Executive Edinburgh 2005 - page 21 (Soil Erosion) and page 22 (Soil Erosion). Wording from these sections is used on CAVERTI main page (Project background), and on the Interventions tab (Risk factors).

Wear Rivers Trust volunteers for sharing knowledge and experience in addressing erosion in the catchment of the River Wear and for images and comments collated in the course of the project.

Farming community of Brancepeth Beck, Nafferton Beck and Old Durham Beck, the National Grid, Harle Estates and Brancepeth Estates for permissions for images, and access to land for fieldwork.

Durham University - Computer Information Systems (CIS) (Mr T. Packer), and Communications Technician (Mr S. Allan) for collaborating on the CAVERTI project to help design and develop an interactive web-based tool, and for their support with content management and graphics.

Durham University - Laboratories: (Mr F.P. Davies and Ms A.J. Hayton) and Workshop (Mr M. Brown) for their respective support in soil analysis techniques and the provision of equipment.

Durham University - Researchers: Dr T.I. Marjoribanks, Dr D. Milledge, Dr M. Moreno de-las Hera, Dr S. Sinha, and Dr W.M. van Dijk for sharing their technical expertise and support in Geographical Information Systems, and Dr S.J. Lewis for sharing methods in ethnographic research.

Durham University & Wear Rivers Trust - Dr L.J. Bracken, Dr C.J.M. Hewett, Miss C.A. Simpson, Professor J. Wainwright, and Mr P. Nailon, Mr S. Hudson and Mrs E. Willows for their collective roles in the project proposal, development and delivery.